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Sleeps: 10 Bedroom(s): 5 Bathroom(s): 4
Fine restored farmhouse with tranquil views set among 5 acres of beautiful orchards. Just minutes drive to scenic San Casciano dei Bagni, Villa Riposo Verde is a wonderful holiday retreat.
Ideally situated close to the historic town of San Casciano dei Bagni where there are several excellent restaurants, boutiques, bakery, the famous and elegant Fonteverde spas and a weekly farmer's market. Sit in the main piazza and enjoy a glass of wine or a gelato for a most relaxing and master the Italian art known as "la dolce far niente", the sweetness of doing nothing. Gaze out over the valley and drink in the stunning views of the scenic Val d'Orcia, about 10 miles away, a UNESCO world heritage site.
This beautiful area of Tuscany is one of the most sought after due to its beautiful vistas and easy driving distance from both Rome or Florence, about 2 hours in either directly. It's an excellent home base for exploring all the the region has to offer, sightseeing in Siena, exploring the many scenic hill towns and wineries in the region.
Lush greenery stretches out on either side of the charming two-story stone house, welcoming you to a peaceful retreat. Large garden, shaded terrace and swimming pool provide ample room to relax.
The house dates back to 1500's when it was a working farm, now transformed into an elegant Tuscany villa in one of the regions most coveted locations.
Enjoy the shaded patio outside the kitchen where you can dine al fresco at the long table. A barbecue is on the patio.
Pick from little kitchen garden herbs, tomatoes, basil or squash, or fresh fruit from the trees, depending on what is in season.
From the swimming pool catch a glimpse of Lake Trasimeno in the distance. The pool is in service mid-May to mid-September and can be heated with advance arrangement for a supplemental fee.
Ground floor is spacious and well appointed. Living room with original wood beams has French doors opening to the lawn. Furnishings have a timeless elegance accented by a few fine family antiques and paintings.
The dining room is between the living room and kitchen. It has a large oval dining table for 8 and a fireplace, a nice spot to gather with friends and family during colder weather.
Kitchen farm table seats 10. With advance arrangement we can organize a chef to come and prepare a Tuscan feast for you.